Buddleia Summer Skies

Butterfly Bush

$17.95 ea. (3+ discount) $17.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2019

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Plant Code: BUSS

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Variegated foliage on a Butterfly Bush! The bright green foliage edged in creamy yellow creates an interesting focal point even when not in bloom. The summer garden is gifted with fragrant soft-lilac-pink flower clusters. Blooms on new wood ensuring dependable flowering even in zone 5.

Buddleia are deciduous shrubs late to wake in the spring, but grow quickly once the ground begins to warm to provide prolific flowering. Proven WinnersŪ selections are trialed and tested to be colorful, long blooming, carefree and easy to grow.

Details

Type: Shrubs
Height: Tall 4-5'
Spacing: Plant 5-6' apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic
Flower: Lavender
Accent: Pink
Patent: #22,465
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Good for Hedge
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Long-Blooming
  • OK in Containers

Buddleia General Information

A Proven WinnersŪ variety, this compact butterfly bush is easy care with the same appeal of traditional varieties - fragrant, butterfly magnet, a stunning hedge and great in a container. This Buddleia is restricted from Oregon and Washington.

Buddleia Plant Care

Very late to break dormancy in spring. May die back to ground in northern climates. Blooms on new wood. Heavy pruning is not needed, but may be trimmed in spring after new growth emerges, if desired. Grow in full sun with well-drained soil.